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Working girls : fiction, sexuality, and modernity

Author: Katherine Mullin
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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'Working Girls' offers a cultural and literary history of telegraphists, typists, shop-girls, and barmaids. It argues that these occupations helped to shape a distinctively new identity for emancipated young women, and explores how authors used this to navigate a precarious literary landscape.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Mullin
ISBN: 9780191792342 0191792349
OCLC Number: 954194909
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: PART I: TYPISTS AND TELEGRAPHISTS; PART II: SHOP-GIRLS; PART III: BARMAIDS
Responsibility: Katherine Mullin.
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